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Motorcyclist crashes into Cedar Rapids house after police chase

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) - A motorcyclist crashed into a house after a police chase in Cedar Rapids.

Cedar Rapids Police say an officer spotted a motorcyclist driving recklessly in the 700 block of 15th Street SE shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday.

Police say the officer tried to pull over the motorcyclist, but the driver sped off.

The officer followed for a bit, but called off the pursuit as it appeared to become dangerous.

The officer was soon flagged down by a jogger, who pointed out the motorcycle crashed into a house at 2451 Grande Avenue SE.

The motorcyclist was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries.

The name of the motorcyclist is not being released at this time, pending notification of family members.
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